Sesame Candy

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Candy made with sesame! Easy and oh so good! From Paula's Home Cooking.

Top Review by Charishma_Ramchanda

This is a wonderful candy! I prepared 2 batches of this. One exactly as given here. To the other batch, I added 1 1/2 cups of grated coconut and mixed it well with my fingers. Then, I rolled it into balls - got 12 of them. They look quite like chocolate frogs and are very tasty- very addictive! Thank you very much for sharing this:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash sesame seeds and remove any debris that may be in the seeds and drain well.
  2. Heat a cast iron skillet over medium high heat until a drop of water bounces around the skillet.
  3. Pour seeds into skillet and stir constantly.
  4. Dry and parch seeds until light brown, approximately 2 minutes.
  5. Watch closely, do not burn seeds.
  6. In a heavy saucepan, combine and melt the sugar, butter, milk and vinegar.
  7. Using a wooden spoon, stir constantly until ingredients are dissolved.
  8. Cook over medium high heat to light crack stage.
  9. If using a candy thermometer, the temperature should be between 265 and 285 degrees F.
  10. Once it reaches the desired temperature, remove from heat and beat in the sesame seeds with your spoon.
  11. Pour immediately into prepared an 11 by 2-inch pyrex baking dish.
  12. Score candy while still warm and cut into squares when cool.

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